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Correct feeding of forage prevents many problems and diseases in horses. It is very important that horses are allowed to eat forage of sufficient amount and frequency to avoid health problems and behavioural disorders.
Today we know that better feeding implies better welfare. With this website we want to contribute.

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Enhanced energy metabolism with only forage and no concentrate

Posted by on Oct 16, 2017 in Forage, Health, Performance | 0 comments

A Swedish study used a method called proteomics to analyse metabolic changes in muscle in trotters in training when fed a forage-only diet compared to a 50:50 forage:concentrate diet. The forage-only diet...

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Higher vitamin content with well ensiled forage

Posted by on Sep 30, 2017 in Forage, Forage production, Health | 0 comments

Good forage is the greatest source of natural vitamins and can often cover horses’ vitamin requirements. But the vitamin content of forage can vary a lot depending on where it is grown, plant species, harvest...

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High DM concentration increase the risk of mould in haylage

Posted by on Sep 16, 2017 in Forage, Forage production, Health | 0 comments

Drier wrapped forages with DM concentrations between 50 and 80% are called...

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